Legal due diligence report—private M&A—share purchase

The following Corporate precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Legal due diligence report—private M&A—share purchase
  • 1 Corporate and structural matters
  • 2 Business and trading arrangements
  • 3 Intellectual property
  • 4 Information technology
  • 5 Data protection
  • 6 Banking and Finance
  • 7 Employees
  • 8 Pensions
  • 9 Real property
  • More...

Legal due diligence report—private M&A—share purchase

Project [insert project name]

Prepared for [Insert addressee name]

[Insert date of report]

INDEX

Report

A. Introduction

B. Executive summary

C. Detailed report

1 Corporate and structural matters

2 Business and trading arrangements

3 Intellectual property

4 Information technology

5 Data protection

6 Banking and finance

7 Employees

8 Pensions

9 Real property

11 Insurance

10 Litigation and other disputes

12 Regulatory and compliance matters

13 Tax

D. Scope and limitations

E. Defined terms

Schedules

Schedule 1 Engagement letter

Schedule 2 Index of documents reviewed

Schedule 3 Due diligence questionnaire and responses

Schedule 4 Corporate and structural matters

Schedule 5 Summaries of key contractual contracts

Schedule 6 Summaries of key IPR

Schedule 7 Summaries of key employees

Schedule 8 Freehold and leasehold properties

Schedule 9 Pensions

Schedule 10 Aged debtor

A. Introduction

To:
[Insert name of buyer]
[Insert address of buyer]
(Buyer)
[Insert name of investor]
[Insert address of investor]
(Investor)
[Insert name of lender]
[Insert address of lender]
(Lender)

Project [Insert project name]

This legal due diligence report has been prepared in accordance with the terms of our engagement (a copy of which is contained in Schedule 1) and the scope and limitations set out in Section D.

Any questions regarding this report should be addressed to [name of contact] on [telephone number].

Yours faithfully

[Insert name of firm]

[Insert date of report]

B. Executive summary

The tables below summarise the matters which we consider to be major issues in the Proposed Transaction. Where possible we have endeavoured to provide an analysis of the risk associated with it and a potential course

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